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July 2019

Coast to Coast

Coast to Coast

Fri, July 26 - Thu, March 26
York Art Gallery Exhibition Square
York, YO1 7EW United Kingdom

Explore the coastal landscapes, crashing ocean waves and hidden mermaids in a special exhibition revealing our close relationship with the sea

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August 2019

The Georgian Edit – Cutting-Edge Fashion of the Eighteenth Century

The Georgian Edit – Cutting-Edge Fashion of the Eighteenth Century

Fri Aug 23 - Tue Dec 31
Fairfax House Castlegate
York, YO1 9RN United Kingdom

Georgian Fashion: extravagant, excessive, often extreme but always exciting. The eighteenth century was an era of radical styling, bold design, vibrant colour and innovative cut, when fashion went to unchartered heights and brought theatre and fantasy into the ‘everyday’ life of Britain’s fashion-addicted society. In the world of Georgian fashion, towering hairstyles met outlandishly high heels, daringly wide hooped petticoats matched impossibly exaggerated silhouettes and decadently rich fabrics went hand in glove with luxuriously embroidered detailing. As this country carved…

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September 2019

Life and Death in Eboracum

Life and Death in Eboracum

Sat, September 7 @ 10.00 am - Mon, September 7 @ 5.00 pm
DIG St Saviour's Church, St Saviourgate
York, YO1 8NN United Kingdom

This new exhibition explores the fascinating evidence for the city’s trades, cultures and traditions, uncovered over four decades of excavations

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Brass, Steel and Fire

Brass, Steel and Fire

Thu, September 26 - Mon, April 13
National Railway Museum Leeman Road
York, YO26 4XJ United Kingdom

See the original Rocket and journey through a great age of innovation when vicars, lace-makers and miners brought their own miniature locomotives to life. Get up close to the game-changing Stephenson's Rocket, which shaped the future of the railway in 1829. Meet the ordinary people who, fascinated by innovations like Rocket, turned their kitchens into makeshift workshops and crafted extraordinary hissing, steaming machines entirely from scratch. Discover their beautifully intricate homemade creations—including some of the oldest of their kind—and learn…

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October 2019

Making a Masterpiece: Bouts and Beyond

Fri, October 11 - Sun, January 26
York Art Gallery Exhibition Square
York, YO1 7EW United Kingdom

The imagination, science and sublime skill behind the creation of an iconic artwork will be the focus of the major new exhibition at York Art Gallery this autumn

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November 2019

The Keeping of Christmas

The Keeping of Christmas

Thu Nov 14 - Tue Dec 31
Fairfax House Castlegate
York, YO1 9RN United Kingdom

Experience Fairfax House in all its splendour as it celebrates The Keeping of Christmas with a magnificent festive installation inspired by the traditions of the eighteenth century

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Christmas at Goddards

Christmas at Goddards

Thu Nov 14 @ 10.30 am - Sun Dec 15 @ 4.00 pm
Goddards 27 Tadcaster Road
York, YO24 1GG United Kingdom

Discover the Terry family Christmas in their former home and how it changed in different years of family life

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The Gingerbread House

The Gingerbread House

Thu Nov 14 @ 10.30 am - Sun Dec 22 @ 5.00 pm
York Mansion House Saint Helen’s Square
York, YO1 9QL GB
Free

Enjoy a magical visit to York Mansion House, brimming with Christmas wonder as it is transformed into a spectacular Gingerbread House

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Art for Christmas – Community Exhibition

Art for Christmas – Community Exhibition

Fri Nov 15 @ 10.30 am - Sun Dec 15 @ 4.00 pm
Nunnington Hall Nunnington
York, YO62 5UY United Kingdom

The Art for Christmas exhibition is a creative platform for artists to showcase a mixed media of work, and celebrates the best arts and crafts from Yorkshire and beyond

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Santa’s Grotto

Santa’s Grotto

Fri Nov 15 @ 12.00 pm - Tue Dec 24 @ 3.30 pm
York McArthur Glen Designer Outlet St Nicholas Avenue
York, YO19 4TA United Kingdom
£5

Making a visit to Father Christmas adds that extra bit of magic to the festive season for little ones (and the young at heart)

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The Three Kings at Magic & Mystery

The Three Kings at Magic & Mystery

Sat, November 16 @ 8.00 am - Mon, January 6 @ 5.00 pm
Barley Hall 2 Coffee Yard, Stonegate
York, YO1 8AR United Kingdom

At Barley Hall this Christmas, explore how magic infiltrated this religious time in the middle ages

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Christmas at York Castle Museum

Sat Nov 16 @ 9.30 am - Sun Dec 22 @ 5.00 pm
York Castle Museum Eye of York
York, YO1 9RY United Kingdom

Every weekend the museum’s decorated Victorian street Kirkgate will come to life – will you spot Ebenezer Scrooge as he walks the cobbles?

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Christmas at Castle Howard

A Christmas Masquerade

Sat, November 16 @ 10.00 am - Sun, January 5 @ 6.00 pm
Castle Howard Coneysthorpe
York, YO60 7DA United Kingdom
£10.95 – £46.98

Enjoy a truly magical day out as Castle Howard is transformed for the festive season

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Christmas Afternoon Tea

Christmas Afternoon Tea

Sat Nov 16 @ 12.30 pm - Fri Dec 13 @ 4.30 pm
Castle Howard Coneysthorpe
York, YO60 7DA United Kingdom
£27.95 – £49.95

A Christmas Afternoon Tea at Castle Howard is an experience like no other

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The Space In Between

The Space In Between

Fri Nov 22 - Tue Dec 24
Lotte Inch Gallery 14 Bootham
York, YO30 7BL United Kingdom

“The Space In Between” brings to the gallery a sophisticated exhibition of ceramic vessels by the much-revered and sought-after Katharina Klug

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The Space In Between | New Ceramics by Katharina Klug

Fri Nov 22 @ 10.00 am - Tue Dec 24 @ 5.00 pm
Lotte Inch Gallery 14 Bootham
York, YO30 7BL United Kingdom

“The Space In Between” brings to York a sophisticated exhibition of ceramic vessels by the much-revered and sought-after Katharina Klug. This new ceramics exhibition at Lotte Inch Gallery is an exciting one, which plays with juxtaposing shapes, form and line and places these individual parts within the context of a larger installation work. It a show too, which sees the boundaries between craftsmanship and artistic expression become hazy. Katharina has been making ceramics for over 10 years after moving to…

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Gillian Lowndes: At the Edge

Sat, November 23 - Sat, May 23
York Art Gallery Exhibition Square
York, YO1 7EW United Kingdom

See the ground-breaking works of Gillian Lowndes, the most radical ceramicist of the twentieth century, in the new exhibition

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Christmas at Flamingo Land

Christmas at Flamingo Land

Sat Nov 23 @ 8.00 am - Tue Dec 24 @ 5.00 pm
Flamingo Land Kirby Misperton
Malton, YO17 6UX United Kingdom
£4.95 – £16.95

This year at Flamingo Land we are bringing the ultimate Christmas experience for everyone to enjoy!

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Santa’s Sweet Adventure

Santa’s Sweet Adventure

Sat Nov 23 @ 10.00 am - Tue Dec 24 @ 4.00 pm
York’s Chocolate Story King's Square
York, YO1 7LD United Kingdom
£6 – £17.50

Guests will be able to meet Santa on special themed tours, in which they will complete a mission to help him save Christmas!

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Audience with Father Christmas

Audience with Father Christmas

Sat Nov 23 @ 10.30 am - Mon Dec 23 @ 4.15 pm
Castle Howard Coneysthorpe
York, YO60 7DA United Kingdom
£22.50 – £27.50

Make Christmas memories that will last a life time with a visit to see Father Christmas at our popular Fireside Audiences

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Christmas lunch

Christmas lunch

Thu Nov 28 @ 12.00 pm - Sun Dec 15 @ 3.00 pm
Goddards 27 Tadcaster Road
York, YO24 1GG United Kingdom
£3.15 – £32.50

Take a seat in the Terry family dining room and enjoy a two or three course lunch with family and friends

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Sparkflix

Thu Nov 28 @ 5.30 pm - Sun Dec 22 @ 5.30 pm
Spark:York 17-21 Piccadilly
York, YO1 9PB
Free

This festive season Spark will be hosting showings of Christmas film classics for free! Includes Elf, The Muppet Christmas Carol and Love Actually

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Christmas Crazy Golf

Fri Nov 29 @ 12.00 pm - Sun Dec 22 @ 8.00 pm
Spark:York 17-21 Piccadilly
York, YO1 9PB
£1

Come and play a round of small, but perfectly formed festive crazy golf

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Santas Grotto

Sat Nov 30 @ 5.00 pm - Tue Dec 24 @ 4.00 pm
Langlands Garden Centre Langlands Nurseries Ltd, York Road, Shiptonthorpe
York, YO43 3PN GB
£7.50

Take a magical trip to Santa’s Winter Wonderland in our fantastic Christmas Department. Create some beautiful memories for the whole family!

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